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kataklysm cd art 5-13-14Montreal based death metal powerhouse , have released the music for their rendition of the SACRED REICH classic “”, here. The clip was shot by director (TESTAMENT, DEATH ANGEL, EX DEO), during their recent North American tour with Belgian gore-grinders ABORTED.

has never covered any band before on disc in its 20 year existence,” stated singer Maurizio Iacono. “We decided to change that on the new record and wanted to do something people didn’t expect, but also something that stood through time. The message behind the song is still relevant now. The difference today is that it’s a global problem, not only in North America but everywhere.”

“I personally grew up on early thrash metal and SACRED REICH was and is one of my all-time favorite bands. It was very important that we had the blessings from the band to do this . The guys in SACRED REICH gave us the green light and are happy that we did this. We chose to reconstruct the same type of they did for it back in the day but in a modern day setting.”

” can be heard on the band’s latest album Waiting for the End to Come, which was released last October via Nuclear Blast records.

Waiting for the End to Come Digipak and LP Track Listing:

01. Fire

02. If I Was God – I’d Burn It All

03. Like Animals

04. Kill The Elite

05. Under Lawless Skies

06. Dead & Buried

07. The Darkest Days of Slumber

08. Real Blood – Real Scars

09. The Promise

10. Empire Of Dirt

11. Elevate


12. (SACRED REICH cover)

Waiting for the End to Come was recorded by guitarist Jean Francois Dagenais and mixed by Zeuss (SUFFOCATION, HATEBREED, ARSIS). The artwork by Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, HATEBREED) is featured on the deluxe digipak and LP versions of their new album, while the cover art by Peter Sallai (SABATON) is featured on the standard jewel case and limited edition cassette tape versions.

More on Waiting for the End to Come:

“Elevate” music video
“Fire” lyric video
Track-by-track part 1

Track-by-track part 2
Track-by-track part 3
Artist profile part 1
Artist profile part 2
Artist profile part 3

Maurizio Iacono – Vocals
Jean-Francois Dagenais – Guitar
Stephane Barbe – Bass
Oli Beaudoin – Drums

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